Africa Digital Economy Forum

Aside from the popular streaming platforms like Spotify and Apple Music, we have other streaming platforms which is engaged by billions of music lovers each day to listen to their favorite singer. Streaming music is another advancement in technology in recent times, which has helped both the artist and the producers make their music heard globally. Streaming is another revenue-generating platform, which over time has been able to generate close to $294 million as of 2022, and it’s expected to have additional 55 million users before 2026.

A lot of preferences are attached to each person’s choice of the streaming platform, based on the type of services rendered by the platform. Apple Music which is a streaming platform is mainly for Apple product users, that is, one not using Apple products would not be able to stream music on the Apple music platform. Other streaming platforms are not limited to a specific phone model or user.

Spotify is the most used stream music platform in Africa, and it has dominated the market for years before the likes of Boomplay came in as a competitor. Boomplay is also recognized and used globally. We have other platforms that people use in streaming like; Soundcloud, Mdundo, youtube music, Tidal, AudioMack, Dezer, Qobus, Shazam, and many more.